Councils in Worcestershire have received more than £76 million in new funding since March 2020. The Government has given councils in England over £7 billion in additional support through the pandemic, with £3 billion more confirmed for next year. Rachel has welcomed new figures showing councils across Worcestershire have so far received an extra £76 million to support vital local services […]
Rough sleepers in Redditch and across Worcestershire who were housed during the pandemic will be helped to stay in accommodation this year thanks to new Government funding. 274 local councils will share £91.5 million of Government funding to ensure interim accommodation and support for the most vulnerable people. In a joint bid by all six of Worcestershire’s district councils, they […]
It’s been confirmed Redditch will benefit from a £1 million funding boost this year to further accelerate investment across the town. As part of the Prime Minister’s ‘New Deal for Britain’, towns across England that have successfully been selected to receive investment via the Government’s Towns Fund will benefit from a share of £96 million to accelerate investment in […]
WE seem to be talking about active travel more than ever – and this is great as we look to build back greener here in Redditch and across the UK. During the lockdown we saw massive increases in people walking and cycling. This appetite for active travel must be built on. We just can’t go […]
Local Conservatives have welcomed a further step forward in their vision for an improved train station for Redditch today with the announcement of an additional £1m funding from central government to help kick-start the scheme. The ‘Getting Building Fund’ was announced as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ style response to the economic […]
Rachel Maclean MP has written to Sajid Javid, the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, to ask him to list the Alex in Redditch and the Worcestershire Royal on the list of 20 hospital upgrades announced by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson. A copy of the letter from Rachel to Sajid is below.